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Kolesar Family History

Kolesar Surname Meaning

Slovak (Kolesár); Rusyn (in Slovakia mainly Kolesár); Serbian and Croatian: occupational name from Slovak kolesár Rusyn Serbian and Croatian kolesar ‘cartwright’. Compare Kolessar .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Kolar, Kolasa, Kosar, Kosa, Kober, Koller, Kaleta, Kulcsar, Lesar

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Where is the Kolesar family from?

You can see how Kolesar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kolesar family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Kolesar families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 6 Kolesar families living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Kolesar's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Kolesar families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kolesar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kolesar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kolesar. 35% of Kolesar men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Kolesar women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kolesar were New Worker and Waitress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Miner
    11%
  • Labor
    9%
  • New Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    20%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kolesar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kolesar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kolesar. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Kolesar. For the veterans among your Kolesar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kolesar lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Kolesar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kolesar in 1948 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

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